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  • States can ban SSM and not recognize them from other states

    2 3.33%
  • States can ban SSM but have to recognize them from other states

    8 13.33%
  • States cannot ban SSM but do not have to recognize them from other states

    1 1.67%
  • States cannot ban SSM and have to recognize them from other states

    45 75.00%
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    1 1.67%
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Thread: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    I understand your point but you don't seem to understand mine, which is....Justice Kennedy will likely be the deciding vote so his definition of marriage is probably all that really matters.
    And yet he has already acknowleged that his is no longer valid in a historical perspective; that the social aspect...of personal liberty and equality (what I read from his opinion) are now more relevant and not unConstitutional.
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    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
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    A murderer putting a bullet through someone's brain is a medical procedure too.

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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    And yet he has already acknowleged that his is no longer valid in a historical perspective; that the social aspect...of personal liberty and equality (what I read from his opinion) are now more relevant and not unConstitutional.
    Then you've read more than me. Do you have a link?

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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Then you've read more than me. Do you have a link?
    I meant, what I 'read into' his opinion.

    So, it was my perception of it.
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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    I meant, what I 'read into' his opinion.

    So, it was my perception of it.
    And yet he has already acknowleged that his is no longer valid in a historical perspective; that the social aspect...of personal liberty and equality (what I read from his opinion) are now more relevant and not unConstitutional.
    Okay, then where did Justice Kennedy "acknowledge that his is no longer valid in a historical perspective?" Because what you read into it and what he said seem to be two different things.

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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    I honestly don't know, but if I had to guess I'd say legalized across the nation.
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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Okay, then where did Justice Kennedy "acknowledge that his is no longer valid in a historical perspective?" Because what you read into it and what he said seem to be two different things.
    WHere he discussed the historical perspective...'tradition,' etc.
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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    WHere he discussed the historical perspective...'tradition,' etc.
    Since you're basing your opinion on it, how about posting his direct quote?

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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    Since you're basing your opinion on it, how about posting his direct quote?
    I didnt look anything up, it was here in the thread.
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    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    I didnt look anything up, it was here in the thread.
    uh huh

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    Re: Crystal Ball Time: SCOTUS and SSM

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    uh huh
    I guess neither of us is going back thru 15 pages but others have discussed the same point, his reference to tradition.

    Oh well.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.
    Quote Originally Posted by applejuicefool View Post
    A murderer putting a bullet through someone's brain is a medical procedure too.

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